Re: GConf in Debian Sarge
On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 08:14, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 20:53, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 14:01, Ross Burton wrote:
> > > Firstly, we've a patch to gconfd so that we can send a HUP signal to
> > > force it to reload the configuration. This happens in the postinst
> > > script of any GConf-using package, and means the user doesn't have to
> > > kill gconfd before the schemas are applied (which is the cause of many
> > > bug reports). The alternative is to send a TERM signal, but this is
> > > rather evil.
> > TERM should in fact work fine, and does as far as I know. gconfd is
> > designed to be killable with impunity.
> I discovered only yesterday that we're not syncing pending changes on
> TERM. An ORBit assertion is being triggered before we get a chance to do
> it. I should get that fixed today.
Never mind, this was only a bug on HEAD. Thought I had seen the error
message on 2.6 too, but apparently not ...